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Keepin' It Real with Cam Marston

Sep 30, 2022

I had a seven hour delay home back from Dallas last week. While I waited, I finished the biography of Alabama-born biologist Edward Wilson and began applying Wilson's research to the mess I was experiencing with the airline. 

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Let’s talk about ants. Not females, like Aunt Martha. But bugs. Ants...


Sep 16, 2022

 

On this week's Keepin' It Real, Cam Marston tells us about the Three Poisons and the three good things taught to us by the Buddha.


About 2500 years ago, the Buddha listed the three things that bring unhappiness. They’re referred to as The Poisons and these things, he essentially said, will put you into a pit...


Sep 9, 2022

On today's commentary, I share a little bit of my family's history and, maybe, a bit of my family's future.

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My grandfather, George Allen wrote a weekly column in the Mobile Press Register from 1967 to 1975. He was chief of the Seafoods Division for the Alabama Conservation Department. He...


Sep 2, 2022

My wife and I have done this twice before and we can do it again. I think. 

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A ballistic object is defined as something that behaves like a projectile. However, when you and I refer to a ballistic object we usually mean something that goes fast and when it hits something else it causes lots of...


Aug 26, 2022

Some tactics used by masters of propaganda back in some dark times are still in use today and remain very effective.

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Leni Riefenstahl is known today for her savvy efforts at creating Nazi propaganda during World War II. She constructed images that deeply influenced the masses. And today, many...